A new era in health care for Mississippi’s children will be celebrated with the cutting of a ribbon at the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi. The event, which will be broadcast live on the Children’s of Mississippi Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, is a milestone on the road to the seven-story children’s hospital expansion’s opening for care next month.
UMMC has received a $1 million grant to study trust and community engagement among groups disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The study plans to leverage academic and community organizations statewide to create effective health messaging and boost interest in clinical trials related to the current pandemic.
An Oct. 5 study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that using antibiotics to treat appendicitis may be a good option for some patients, but the approach isn’t “one-size fits all.” UMMC was one of 25 clinical sites for the nationwide trial focused on patient-centered decision-making and outcomes.
The American Society of Radiologic Technologist chooses SHRP's chair and director of clinical and diagnostic sciences to serve another term on its Board of Directors; the College of American Pathologists Foundation bestows its Outstanding Partner Award to a longtime volunteer for the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute; and 100 Black Men of Jackson honors a School of Nursing professor with its 2020 Presidential Award.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Oct. 12-18.